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On March 3, 1913, attorney Inez Milholland led a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. to draw attention to the woman suffrage movement. The suffragists were met with hostility. The police protection promised them was described as– “the flimsiest … Continue reading

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On January 9-10, 1919, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Schenck v. United States. Charles Schenck was the general secretary of the Socialist Party in Philadelphia. When the United States was at war with Germany … Continue reading

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On August 11, 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt announced the recess appointment of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. to the United States Supreme Court after accepting Justice Gray’s resignation. Visit President Roosevelt’s Library to read a letter he wrote to Justice Gray– http://goo.gl/S5ZtnF. … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On March 3, 1913, attorney Inez Milholland led a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. to draw attention to the woman suffrage movement. The suffragists were met with hostility. The police protection promised them was described as– “the flimsiest … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1919 the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Schenck v. United States.  Charles Schenck was the general secretary of the Socialist Party in Philadelphia.  When the United States was at war with Germany … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On August 11, 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt announced the recess appointment of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. to the United States Supreme Court after accepting Justice Gray’s resignation. Visit President Roosevelt’s Library to read a letter he wrote to Justice Gray– http://goo.gl/S5ZtnF. … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1913, attorney Inez Milholland led a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. to draw attention to the woman suffrage movement. The suffragists were met with hostility and the police protection promised them “was the flimsiest … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On today’s date in 1919 the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the cases Schenck v. United States and Baer v. United States.  The cases involved Schenck and Baer, members of the Socialist party, who were responsible for distributing … Continue reading

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